14 Jun '11, 9am

History in the making - mum, 56, is about to become the first woman to have her womb transplanted into her daughter

LONDON - A British-based businesswoman is preparing to make history by becoming the first woman in the world to have her womb transplanted into her daughter. Mrs Eva Ottosson, 56, has agreed to take part in a groundbreaking new medical procedure, to help her 25-year-old daughter Sara, who was born without reproductive organs. If the procedure works, Ms Sara will have her own eggs fertilised using her boyfriend's sperm and then implanted into her donated womb. She would then carry her child in the same womb from which she herself was born. "I'm a biology teacher and it's just an organ like any other organ. But my mum did ask me about this. She said 'isn't it weird?' And my answer is no. I'm more worried that my mum is going to have a big operation," said Ms Sara. The complex transplant operation could take place as early as next spring in Sweden, where doctors in Gothenburg...

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